22nd District candidates differ on gas drilling

BINGHAMTON – Dan Lamb, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. 22nd Congressional District, spoke out against drilling for shale gas yesterday at a gathering in Binghamton. He was joined by Binghamton Mayor Matt Ryan, Cornell University Ecology Professor Robert Howarth, and President of Toxics Targeting Walter Hang.



Lamb called for more safeguards and studies on health, the environment and economic impacts before Governor Andrew Cuomo announces any decision to lift the four-year statewide moratorium, something that is widely anticipated in the coming weeks.


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